Dragons at Caernarfon

Welsh Dragons descend at Caernarfon Castle

A pair of enormous Welsh dragons have marked St David's Day with a flying visit to Caernarfon Castle.

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Woman at Criccieth Castle

Open Doors

Do you own or manage a characterful property that the public might like to explore? If so, you can now register for Open Doors 2017.

Find out how your venue can take part in this September’s celebrations
‘M-egg-ieval’ mayhem this Easter

‘M-egg-ieval’ mayhem this Easter

This April, we’re inviting you and your Mini-Eggs to join in on some sp-egg-tacular fun. There’s fun for all the family at a Cadw site near you — so crack on!

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Conwy Castle

Heritage Tourism Project 

The Heritage Tourism Project, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has brought heritage sites across Wales to life.

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Help, Advice and Grants

Help, Advice and Grants

Visit our help, advice and grants pages to find out more about looking after your historic property.

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Pete Fowler comics

Pack your imagination

Take a look back at some of the fun things Cadw had to offer this summer — such as impressive Lego videos, creative colouring-in sheets and comics by acclaimed artist Pete Fowler.

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Harlech Castle

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